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Old 04-05-2012, 09:33
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Default ribbon lenght guide

is there a guide somewhere that tells you what your ribbon length should be for different types of bows... it would be nice to have a little guide when making bows... i have a hard time finding how long i should cut my ribbon if i want a bow a certain size.. sorry hope this makes sense and thank you!!
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Old 04-05-2012, 09:38
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Default Re: ribbon lenght guide

I have wondered this same thing! I found this thread and it was pretty helpful
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:13
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Default Re: ribbon lenght guide

For TBB's:

Itty Bitty Bow: Use 10 inches of 3/8 ribbon
Tiny Bows: Use either 12 or 14 inches of 3/8 ribbon

5/8 Ribbon:

14 inches, 16 inches, or 18 inches

7/8 Ribbon:

22 inches, 24 inches, or 26 inches.

HTH! You just learn from trial and error. Also check out the link posted above ^
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Old 04-05-2012, 12:19
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Default Re: ribbon lenght guide

Thanks for posting this question as I have checked them all out and will be using them as I start this venture. So much usefull information on this site.
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